Tag Archives: Waiuta

Grey District – Heart of the West Coast

  We describe the Grey District as the Heart of the West Coast.  Gateway from Christchurch, gateway to the Great Coast Road, starting place for the West Coast Wilderness Trail and great diversity when it comes to scenery with world-class … Continue reading

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The Ghosts of Waiuta

It may now just be a ghost town but Waiuta oozes charm and intrigue. A historic gold mining town high in the mountains in the Grey Valley sitting upon a plateau with views to die for. Our latest visit was … Continue reading

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Mountain biking Waiuta to Big River, West Coast, NZ

Adventures, adventures, adventures – what would life be without adventures…… Bikes are loaded, the dogs are ready to go so we’re off on another West Coast mountain biking adventure and heading for Waiuta.  Waiuta is a historic gold mining ghost … Continue reading

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Mountain biking in a Winter Wonderland

Today with clear sunny skies, on a West Coast winter’s day, Stephen and I loaded up our bikes, the dogs, packed a sandwich and some cake and headed up the Grey valley towards Waiuta – historic gold town between Ikamatua … Continue reading

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